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Events in crypto take place at warp speed. This weekly crypto podcast reveals how the marquee names in crypto are reacting to the week’s top headlines. With host Laura Shin, the guests also discuss what they’re thinking about these days and reveal what they believe is on the horizon in crypto. Discl… read more

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What You Need to Know About Bitcoin Layer 2s - Ep.160

Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at Coinshares, and Nic Carter, general partner at Castle Island Ventures, join me at the Stacks conference to discuss Bitcoin layer 2s. In this episode, they cover: 

  • why layers 2s exist
  • how layer 2s, such as payment channels like Lightning, work
  • what kind of throughput layer 2s have 
  • how moving Bitcoin to layer 2 affects the price
  • why people having moved $5 billion worth of Bitcoin to Ethereum
  • how Bitcoin moving to Ethereum affects the price
  • the most popular Bitcoin layer 2s

Thank you to our sponsor!

Crypto.com: http://crypto.com

 

Episode links:

Meltem Demirors: https://twitter.com/Melt_Dem

Nic Carter: https://twitter.com/nic__carter

Stacks: https://twitter.com/Stacks

 

Total value locked in Lightning: https://www.defipulse.com/lightning-network

 

Bitcoin on Ethereum: https://www.defipulse.com/btc

 

Stats on Lightning: https://bitcoinvisuals.com/lightning

 

What layer 2s mean for altcoins and base chain assets like Bitcoin: https://www.coindesk.com/rise-of-layer-2s-altcoins-like-ethereum

 

Sovryn: https://sovryn.app

RSK: https://www.rsk.co

Liquid network: https://blockstream.com/liquid/

 

Link to the Crypto News Recap:

https://unchainedpodcast.com/stupid-bitcoin-rich/

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